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Urgent Care Asthma Treatment Near You in Newtown, CT

Picture of a woman with asthma holding her inhaler in front of her.If you’re experiencing a non-life-threatening asthma flare-up in Newtown, Connecticut, you can turn to the experienced providers at PhysicianOne Urgent Care. Asthma treatment is incredibly important, so you need to feel confident that the provider you choose knows what they’re doing. You can rest easy entrusting your asthma management and treatment needs to us because we’ve been serving patients since 2008, during which time we earned certification and accreditation from the Urgent Care Association (UCA).

What Are the Symptoms of an Asthma Attack?

Asthma is characterized by the swelling and narrowing of the airways, which makes it difficult to breathe. In addition to shortness of breath, someone with asthma may experience:

  • Chest pain
  • A feeling of tightness within the chest
  • Coughing
  • Wheezing when exhaling
  • Difficulty speaking

Symptoms like these can make it hard to sleep, which can in turn lead to fatigue. It’s important to note that asthma symptoms can vary from one person to another, and that they may worsen when someone is exposed to certain triggers (causes of asthma attacks).

Symptoms Requiring Emergency Treatment

Certain asthma symptoms are life-threatening and require emergency treatment. You should call 911 or get to a nearby hospital if:

  • You haven’t been performing any strenuous physical activities but are still experiencing shortness of breath
  • Your shortness of breath or wheezing is quickly getting worse
  • You’ve used a quick-relief inhaler but your symptoms still haven’t improved

The Provider to Choose for Asthma Treatment

There are numerous practitioners treating asthma in Newtown, but none can compare to PhysicianOne Urgent Care. Our asthma treatment services are offered 365 days per year during extended hours, and we never require our patients to make appointments (although they have the option of booking in advance, if desired). Our nearby immediate care center is conveniently located off Route 25 at 266 South Main Street in Plaza South, so we’re easy to get to. Stop in today, or call us at 860-650-3848 with any questions. Or, if you’d prefer to speak with a provider from the comfort of your own home, schedule a Virtual Visit, which we offer on a 24/7 basis.

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"Throughout the visit I felt like the staff really cared. The Doctor took his time talking with me about my symptoms, and I felt like he listened to all my concerns and took that into consideration when recommending the right treatment. Thank you!"

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